Poitou Charentes

Confolens (16) - A superb18th century château, 4 bedroom detached gatehouse, 4 bedroom house

PRICE: EUR €748,800

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Estate Agent: Allez Francais
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A lovely small chateau, dating back to the 18th Century, magnificently restored, retaining numerous original features and set in 10 hectares of beautiful gardens, park and paddocks. The chateau is approached along an attractive tree lined driveway.

Property features:
Some renovation
Swimming pool
Immediately habitable
Includes barn
Confolens (16) -  A superb18th century château, 4 bedroom detached gatehouse, 4 bedroom house
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Property Details:

* Heating: Oil
* Outbuildings
* Pool
* Year built: 1743

The luxury estate includes 2 large 4 bedroom houses currently successfully rented out as quality holiday lets, a barn with planning permission for conversion to a habitable dwelling, a well-stocked lake for fishing, 2 swimming pools and a hard tennis court.
This C18th Chateau style property has been renovated with great taste, comprises of a Manoir, 2 superb large holiday rental properties, several large outbuildings including stables, and the estate has a tennis court, carp lake plus 2 swimming pools. It stands in grounds of just over 10 ha, the lake having an island, and is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Charente, just 5 minutes from Confolens (a small market town with an Annual Festival) and 45 minutes from Limoges or Poitiers airports.
The Manoir (370 m²) - with interior is in the style of Napolean III dated around 1850-1880, with many character features including polished wooden floors and original marble fireplaces. Ground floor rooms all having a ceiling height of 3.6 m: Reception hall 21 m² with Italian mosaic tiled floor and beautiful staircase. Salon 54 m² with fitted carpet, superb wooden fireplace, oriel window, period ornamental frieze with oil painting. Dining room 41 m² with wooden parquet floor, marble fireplace, 2 beautiful mirrors, frieze and cornice, access to terrace via French doors. Library / study 21 m² with parquet floor and marble fireplace, well equipped kitchen 35 m² with tiled floor (all appliances and range included). Utility room with cupboards, access to garden and to cellar.
Further salon 25 m² with fitted carpet, fireplace, access to garden. Bedroom 11 m² with fitted carpet and private en-suite bathroom (bath, washbasin, WC) with tiled floor. 2nd bedroom 23 m² with fitted carpet and a private bathroom 16 m² (bath, large shower, washbasin) with tiled floor, direct access to garden.
First floor: half-landing with a small room, WC, storage area and access to vast attic. 5 Bedrooms (13, 20, 22, 18 and 30 m²) all with fitted carpet, wardrobes. Please note that 3 of the bedrooms have private bathrooms. There are 2 further family bathrooms.
Letting property adjoining Manoir (138 m²). Ground floor: Entrance hall 16 m² with period mosaic tiled floor, salon 14 m² again with period mosaic tiled floor, panelling, and access to garden. Well equipped kitchen 13 m² with tiled floor, dining room 13 m² with panelling, access to garden. Bathroom (washbasin, bath) with pretty tiled floor and walls. On the 1st floor: 4 Bedrooms, each being approximately 16 m², with original wooden floors, all having a fireplace and WC. Shower room 9 m² with tiled floor, washbasin, shower and WC. 2 further convertible rooms (7 and 10 m²) with wooden floors.
2nd letting property - an independent gatehouse (148 m²). Ground floor: Well equipped kitchen 17 m² with tiled floor, dining room 30 m² with tiled floor, a large fireplace, access to terrace giving a wonderful view over the lake. 1st floor: 4 Bedrooms (2 of 16 m² and 2 of 30 m²) with parquet floors, one having a large fireplace. A family bathroom 9 m² (washbasin, bath with shower, WC) with tiled floor. 2 Shower rooms adjoining 2 of the bedrooms, with washbasin, shower and WC.
Outbuildings - Barn 120 m² in very good general condition, stables 50 m², garage 90 m², pigeonnier. There are 2 swimming pools, the first being located at the rear of the manoir, being a circular pool with terrace (8 m diameter, 2 m deep in the centre, solar panel for heating, filtration system). The 2nd pool is a Scandanavian style above-ground pool with a nice teak terrace and views over the lake.
10.16 ha of land comprising: superb parkland with 100-year-old trees (plane, magnolia, cedar, sequoia, etc), an orchard, vegetable plot, meadows and a beautiful lake of 3,750 m² stocked with coarse fish. There are views over the surrounding rolling countryside.
There is oil-fired central heating for the Manoir and the adjoining property, with electric heating and a stove for the other property.
Kim Cowles, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N° 50195547000015. (dont 4% € TTC honoraires à la charge de l’acquéreur)Agency fees included, 720 000€ nv

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